Evangelism Campaign Faces Opposition
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Evangelism Campaign Faces Opposition

The Gospel is stirring up trouble again in Israel as anti-Messianic groups around the country try to prevent the Jewish people from hearing about Yeshua (Jesus).

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One key group called Yad L’Achim (My Brother’s Helper) has been busy warning Jerusalemites of a widespread campaign they claim is “hunting Jewish souls.” Messianic Jewish congregations in Jerusalem and around the country are putting advertisements on buses, radio and in newspapers offering literature about Yeshua, Israel’s Messiah. A telephone call center has also been set up for people to make inquiries.

Threatened by this public outreach, Yad L’Achim placed their own ads in local newspapers warning the public to beware of the “dangerous Gospel of Jesus.” They also opened a hotline offering help to people who might be confused by the persuasive message of Yeshua and the New Testament.

In another incident, an anti-Messianic group reported that “thousands of flyers” with the teachings of Jesus were being distributed in Petah Tikva, a city near Tel Aviv with a large Orthodox population. To prevent the local population from hearing about Yeshua, the group sent activists to disrupt the...

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